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The Bhopal Marathon: After The Gas (Part 3.)

  Bodies Dumped Uncounted After The Gas (Part 3.) Sathyu Saranghi, describing the situation just after the disaster, explains how Union Carbide and the government seemed to be colluding. The dumping of dead bodies by the authorities, to downplay the scale of the disaster, were quickly common knowledge. Failing safety systems, poor maintenance, as well […]

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The Bhopal Marathon: After the Gas

AFTER THE GAS Sathyu Sarangi is a metallurgical engineer who on hearing news of the gas disaster, dropped everything he was doing and came to Bhopal to help for a week. Nearly three decades later he is still there. In this article, serialised obver the coming days, he tells what it was like to arrive […]

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The Bhopal Marathon: Walking on Bodies

Walking on Bodies At Rani Kamla Pati ka Mahal, the road was so thick with dead bodies that we were forced to step on them. The park between the upper and lower lakes was full of bodies lying on the ground. People from nearby areas were bringing out their quilts and bedcovers and covering people […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.